Commencement

Commencement information for December 2022.
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December 2022 Commencement Ceremonies

Winter ceremonies for students who will complete their degree requirements in the Fall 2022 or Winterm 2023 terms will be held on Saturday, December 17th.

Undergraduate Ceremony 

10:30 AM 

For all students graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts or Bachelor of Science.

Graduate Ceremony Time

2:00 PM 

For all students graduating from The Graduate School with degrees in Master of Science, Professional Science Master, Educational Specialist, Education Doctoral Degree, or Master of Fine Arts.

Undergraduate Ceremony Information

Information for Guests

Location: Johnson Field House

220 13th Avenue E

MAPS AND DIRECTIONS

Parking

Parking is available in any lot on campus, except for spots with reserved signs or meters. Lots 4 and 29 are the closest lots to the Johnson Field House. If you park on city streets, please observe signs with parking restrictions. ADA parking is available near the Sports and Fitness Center, please be sure to have your permit visible.

Seating

Each student will receive five tickets. No additional tickets will be available through the Commencement Office. Doors will open 45 minutes prior to the ceremony. All guests will need a ticket to enter the Field House, children 3 and under do not need a ticket. A remote viewing area is available in the Memorial Student Center on the 2nd floor. The ceremony will also be live streamed on the Commencement Website.

ADA Requests

Most of the guest seating will be located on the floor level. If you have a guest with accessibility needs, please fill out the ADA request form.

Graduate Ceremony Information

Information for Guests

Location: Johnson Field House

220 13th Avenue E

MAPS AND DIRECTIONS

Parking

Parking is available in any lot on campus, except for spots with reserved signs or meters. Lots 4 and 29 are the closest lots to the Johnson Field House. If you park on city streets, please observe signs with parking restrictions.

ADA parking is available near the Sports and Fitness Center, please be sure to have your permit visible.

Seating

Tickets will not be required for the Graduate ceremony. Guest seating is first come, first seated. Doors will open 45 minutes prior to the ceremony. The ceremony will also be live streamed on the Commencement Website.

ADA Requests

Most of the guest seating will be located on the floor level. If you have a guest with accessibility needs, please contact commencement@uwstout.edu.

Graduation Fair

The December Grad Fair will be held

Thursday, November 17th

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Ballrooms, MSC

This will be the FIRST date, not the ONLY date, to pick-up Commencement tickets!

Students will need their Stout ID card to receive tickets.

After the Grad Fair, Tickets and Honor Cords will still be available at the MSC, Service Center.

Students DO NOT need to attend the grad fair to pick-up their tickets!

Also at the fair:

  • Career Services
  • Registration and Records
  • E-Stout
  • Empire Photography – get your photo taken ahead of Commencement!
  • The Graduate School

CAPS AND GOWNS

Caps and Gowns will be available at Stoutfitters, the campus bookstore

Not on campus? Please visit Herff Jones to purchase regalia, ASAP! Orders close November 17th!

ONLINE or NOT ON CAMPUS:

You may request your tickets be mailed by submitting this form.

Ceremony Streaming

All ceremonies will be available to watch via live stream on Saturday, December 17th at the times listed below. The live stream for each ceremony will begin automatically at the assigned start time. Click the button below to watch. The ceremonies are recorded and can be replayed from the same live stream link below.

10:30 a.m. Under Graduate Ceremony - All Undergraduate Programs View Ceremony
2:00 p.m. The Graduate School - All Graduate Programs View Ceremony